SAN FRANCISCO, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Kyra Bobinet has joined ArlenGroup as Director of Population Health Management services. Dr. Bobinet will lead ArlenGroup's continued expansion of worksite health promotion services that include strategies and programs to improve employee health, lower insurance costs and improve worker productivity.
Dr. Bobinet is specially qualified for this role, bringing ArlenGroup's clients a unique combination of academic and professional experience. In addition to earning her MD at UCSF, Dr. Bobinet holds a Masters of Public Health in Healthcare Management from Harvard University. She has worked in the pharmaceutical industry and has a wealth of experience in driving behavioral change through her development of a successful non-profit organization in San Francisco.
"We are thrilled to have a person of Kyra's accomplishment and stature join our firm," said ArlenGroup CEO Roger Arlen. "With over 60% of health costs arising from modifiable factors, the next frontier in employee benefits will focus on the way in which we help employees and their dependents reduce modifiable health risks and improve their physical and mental health."
"Employers are hungry for new solutions to the economic challenges associated with poor health," said Dr. Bobinet. "ArlenGroup offers a compelling and integrated means of addressing insurance design and procurement, benefit plan administration, employee communication and health promotion. We have a lot of work ahead of us, but given the potential return on investment for employers, I believe we can make a measurable and sustainable difference for them."
Arlen added, "Our clients make huge investments in human capital and they are now looking to invest responsibly in best practices that minimize the insurance and productivity costs associated with poor health. Employers that are serious about managing health costs need experienced people like Kyra on their team, and we're delighted to be able to make that happen."
ArlenGroup is a full-service employee benefit firm that provides integrated solutions to help employers maximize their investment human capital. ArlenGroup delivers five core services -- consulting, insurance brokerage, employee communications, population health management and full benefit administration outsourcing, providing employers with a single, in-depth resource for strategic and administrative benefit management. For more information, visit http://www.arlengroup.com.
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